Distinguished Engineer - Greg Kawasaki
Gregory Kawasaki is an infrastructure and data domain expert with experience in datacenter optimization, consolidation, transformation and migration across multiple client accounts in the financial services, healthcare, high-tech manufacturing, retail, energy and other industries.
At CSC, Greg is a CTO and has been the “go to” person for any project related to infrastructure and data center optimization for more than a decade, continually offering insight and translating the complex into simple business terms.
Greg received a 2013 CSC Award for Excellence for his role in moving Zurich’s Farmer’s Insurance Group data center from Los Angeles to Chicago. Greg translated a complex migration process (involving 2,300 servers supporting nearly 400 applications managing 10 million policies) into a simple, concise design.
Greg has also worked with hundreds of CSC clients including MasterCard, Ford, GM, ETS, eMedNY, Federal Reserve Richmond, Merrill Lynch, U.S. Postal Service, IRS, Monsanto, Urenco Group, Sprint, Boeing, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Ameritrade, GE, BHP, Bank of America, and Chevron.
Greg received the FY2012 CSC GBS Unsung Hero Award, the 2009 CSC GBS Award for Career Technical Excellence Award and the 1991 AT&T Computer Systems “Making Magic” Award. He was also a 1998 finalist for the CSC Chairman’s Award.
He is co-author of the CSC paper “The Making of a Modern Data Center” and speaks at many industry events, including regional ISACA and other security meetings. Greg also reviews student projects at several universities.